The Shepherd’s Lead

  Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time: Year B   Jeremiah 23:1-6 Psalm 23:1-3, 3-4, 5, 6 Ephesians 2:13-18 Mark 6:30-34 The Shepherd’s Lead The image of the shepherd in the Scriptures is one that is familiar to all of us.  Many people have the image of the Good Shepherd in…

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2018 Synod of Bishops Showcases the CYO and CAO Mission is the Church’s Future: Young People, Faith, and Vocational Discernment

Dear young people, help us adults whose hearts are often hardened. Help us to choose the path of dialogue and harmony. – Pope Francis Some of you may remember the 2015 Synod of the Catholic Church, in which the Bishops and leaders of the Church met to discern the future…

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Discipleship ~ A Journey into God

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  Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time: Year B   Amos 7:12-15 Psalm 85:9-10, 11-12, 13-14 Ephesians 1:3-14 Mark 6:7-13 Discipleship ~ A Journey into God The Sacred Scriptures of today’s mass are threaded together by the theme of God’s election.  Amos speaks of God’s choosing him to prophesy to the…

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Wisdom Beyond Time and Space

  Fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time: Year B   Ezekiel 2:2-5 Psalm 123:1-2, 2, 3-4 2 Corinthians 12:7-10 Mark 6:1-6 Wisdom Beyond Time and Space The Incarnation represents for us the dawning of salvation.  The characters involved in the events surrounding this watershed in history were people like us.  Since…

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